Author Archives: Jonas Nyabor

Doe Adjaho controlling Minority caucus – Majority leader

Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu

The Majority leader, Osei Kyei-Mensah Bonsu has alleged that the former Speaker of Parliament, Edward Doe Adjaho is manipulating members of the Minority to take certain decisions that do not inure to the benefit of the country. According to him, the former speaker among his instructions to the Minority was to kick against the presence of the press during yesterday’s ...

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Angry Minority chides Oquaye over unfair treatment

Minority Chief Whip, Muntaka Mubarak

The Minority in Parliament has expressed disappointment over what they describe as unfair treatment meted out to them by the Speaker of Parliament, Prof. Aaron Mike Oquaye. Some have hinted of moves to impeach him as a result. According to the Minority, the speaker has consistently attempted to stifle them in the House and has been biased against them. The ...

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Jeff Bezos overtakes Bill Gates to become World’s Richest Man

Jeff Bezos

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has overtaken Bill Gates and is now the richest person in the world, with a fortune topping $90 billion for the first time ever. When markets opened on Thursday, Bezos had a net worth of $90.6 billion, putting him $500 million ahead of Microsoft founder Bill Gates. Amazon stock opened up 1.6% on Thursday, adding $1.4 billion to ...

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Nigeria: Age limit to run for president reduced to 35


Nigeria’s next general elections might still be two years away but there’s already a good reason for young citizens to be excited. In a session on Wednesday (July 26), the Nigerian senate voted to lower the age limit for contesting for elections for the offices of state governors and president. The age limit for candidates for president has been reduced ...

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NPP youth storm Ashanti MMT terminal over new director

Metro Mass

Some aggrieved members of the New Patriotic Party in the Ashanti Region earlier today stormed the premises of the Metro Mass Transit Bus terminal in the region to stop one Nicholas Oduro from holding himself as the Regional Depot Manager. According to them, Mr Oduro cannot claim to be the head when a Daniel Agyenim Boateng, the Deputy Regional Organizer of ...

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Chinese police detain ‘female Jesus cult’ members


Police in China have detained 18 suspected members of a banned religious cult, state news agency Xinhua said. The group is notorious for some of its members beating a woman to death in a McDonald’s restaurant in 2014 after she refused to give them her phone number. The Church of Almighty God cult was started in the 1990s and claims ...

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Prof Dodoo appointed head of Ghana Standards Authority

prof alex dodoo

A clinical pharmacologist and pharmacist, with extensive experience in drug safety, vaccine safety, harmonisation initiatives, Professor Alexander Nii Oto Dodoo is the new head of the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA). He assumed office in June after President Akufo-Addo appointed him to serve in that capacity. As an Associate Professor, Centre for Tropical Clinical Pharmacology & University of Ghana School of ...

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JHS student stabbed to death by classmate


A 20-year-old, Mathew Opoku was yesterday [Wednesday] stabbed to death by his classmate, Elijah Namon. The deceased was stabbed in the chest. The two are JHS 1 students at the WESCO Demonstration Junior High School at Suame in Kumasi. The incident happened on the school’s premises. It is unclear what may have led to the action of the suspect, Elijah ...

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We’ll tackle illegal migration – Nana Addo


President Akufo-Addo has said that the government is committed to finding solutions to illegal migration, to facilitate the safe return and re-integration of Ghanaians caught in the migrant crisis in Europe and other parts of the world. He said the government is leveraging on Ghana’s relations with its European allies to minimize the impact of the phenomenon and also looking at ...

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Council for Curriculum Assessment inaugurated

Education Minister, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh

Dr Mathew Opoku Prempeh, Minister of Education, on Wednesday inaugurated the National Council for Curriculum Assessment (NACCA). The 21- member Council is chaired by Professor Kwame Osei Kwarteng. Dr Prempeh reminded the council members, that they had the onerous duty of ensuring quality education in the country. He said free SHS was not only about free education, but also ensuring ...

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